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Plastics recycler fined for H&S breach that caused serious injuries

A plastics recycler has been prosecuted and fined for health and safety failures that could have killed a man who fell into a shredder. Ken Ransom, an employee of Associated Polymer Resources was lucky not to die but suffered horrific injuries, Health & Safety Executive (HSE) investigating inspector James Barrie told magistrates. "While shredding waste plastic for recycling Ransom fell into the shredding machine.He suffered the loss of his right arm and part of his right shoulder and ...

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